How Big Things Get Done: Bent Flyvbjerg

The role power, dynamics, and psychology play in project management is profound, according to Danish economic geographer Bent Flyvbjerg. He discusses the crucial elements of successful projects, the pitfalls that lead to failures, and the importance of combining optimism with realism to navigate big ventures effectively. Flyvbjerg encourages leaders to think slow and act fast while building a culture of continuous learning and precision in forecasting.

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When your industry changes, your strategy needs to change too. The question is, how do leaders make the right adjustments without losing momentum or focus? The answer is agility.

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Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a 25-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as Senior Advisor, Thought Leadership. Scott hosts the world’s largest and fastest-growing podcast/newsletter devoted to leadership development, On Leadership. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multi-week Amazon #1 New Releases, Master Mentors: 30 Transformative Insights From Our Greatest Minds, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, and the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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